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Accredited employment law specialist Laura Salmond suggests that the Flexible Working Bill will likely see more employees become aware of the right to make flexible working requests, and that the volume of these requests will increase. On 29 July 2023, the Employment Relations (Flexible Working

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It is a common misconception that Home Reports are not required if you sell your home without the help of an estate agent or solicitor. Peterhead-based surveyor Steven Dale warns this is not the case. Whether Covid is to blame, or whether we are all just becoming resigned to doing everything online,

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Conduit Finance managing director Jamie Davidson looks at how Scotland can learn from the German capital's rent cap alternative to instead accelerate social housing. Translated it means rent cover. It's relevant in the context of the Scottish rent freeze & cap. There was an interesting announcem

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Clare Paterson writes about the initiatives and efforts undertaken by the Scottish Government and the construction industry to reform the process of construction procurement, discussing recent workshops focused on streamlining procurement, increasing collaboration, and improving outcomes. On average

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Turner & Townsend's Laurice Peverett reveals why a digital-first approach to building performance in construction can help address societal outcomes within Scotland. Net-zero ambitions along with post-pandemic working patterns are prompting owners of commercial real estate across Scotland t

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BDP architect and principal Christoph Ackermann explains why our workplace environments must adapt quicker, following a shift in post-pandemic working patterns. With more people embracing hybrid and remote workstyles, footfall has reduced in our cities, towns and offices. But research continues to p

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SCN is delighted to introduce a three-part series taking place over the next month that will take a closer look at inflation and other challenges currently facing construction companies as well as what the industry can do to be best prepared. The series is compiled by Julie Scott-Gilroy, legal direc

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Caroline Maciver and Lynda Ross from Burness Paull round up the developers that have signed up for the Scottish Safer Buildings Accord and what the commitments entail. Eight large developers have signed letters to Scottish Ministers expressing their support for the Scottish Gover

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Gordon Nelson, Scotland director of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), reflects on the past 30 years as the trade federation looks forward to the 30th Anniversary of FMB Scotland. Whilst the FMB was established in 1941 and has had members based in Scotland since the 1970s (at least as far as I

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